How to stand up for psychological science

How to stand up for psychological science

>>NARRATOR: The greatest thing you can bring to Capitol Hill is your message. More than a piece of paper, it’s your research, your experience, your perspective, your voice. And when legislators hear your message, amazing things begin to happen. After all, your message to Congress proved that tobacco companies were hiding the truth. That juries …

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The Benefits of Happiness (Psychology of Happiness #3)

The Benefits of Happiness (Psychology of Happiness #3)

What are the benefits of happiness? I understand that this might sound like a silly question after you’ve already chosen to join this online course, but it’s worth asking still . Why would a person want to be happier? Are there any real benefits or are we just chasing some idea that we’ve somehow decided …

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Be Kind to Others (Psychology of Happiness #6)

Be Kind to Others (Psychology of Happiness #6)

When I was in elementary schoo,l I remember a program called “Random Acts of Kindness.” The way it works is that if anyone caught you doing something nice for another person, you’d get a little button that says “Random Acts of Kindness” on it. There was a raccoon on it for reasons I don’t understand, …

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Just Smile! (Psychology of Happiness #8)

Just Smile! (Psychology of Happiness #8)

You’re not going to believe me, but this pen is about to make me happier. Are you ready? Check it out. Are you convinced? You shouldn’t be because I haven’t told you what just happened. Ok, here’s the deal behind what I just showed you. There’s some research that shows that when your body makes …

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Psychological Science Master’s Program (MA) at James Madison University in Virginia, USA

Psychological Science Master’s Program (MA) at James Madison University in Virginia, USA

The nice thing about rats is they’re great for behavioral subjects. They’re fun, they’re honestly really cute, they’re so smart — they pick up a lot of things very easily, so in psychology, it’s great to have a subject that you can actually study the behavior of. We’re trying to identify this receptor in the …

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Speaking of Psychology – Giving Away Psychology in the Digital Age with Ali Mattu, PhD (SOP72)

Speaking of Psychology – Giving Away Psychology in the Digital Age with Ali Mattu, PhD (SOP72)

Hello and welcome to Speaking of Psychology, a podcast produced by the American Psychological Association. I’m your host, Kaitlin Luna. I’m joined by Dr. Ali Mattu, a clinical psychologist at the Columbia University Center for Anxiety and Related Disorders. He’s also the host of a YouTube series called The Psych Show, where he’s been explaining …

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James Cook University Singapore Bachelor of Psychological Science | FAQs (2020)

James Cook University Singapore Bachelor of Psychological Science | FAQs (2020)

In this video, I cover seven of the most frequently asked questions about the James Cook University Bachelor of psychological science program. If you’re interested in studying psychology chances are you might have come across the James Cook University Bachelor Psychological Science degree program what I’m gonna do in this video is cover several of …

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Inside the Psychologist’s Studio with Walter Mischel

Inside the Psychologist’s Studio with Walter Mischel

Banaji: It’s a great pleasure, in fact, an honor for me to be on the stages with Walter Mischel. I first discovered Walter’s work when I was a student, before I even got to graduate school. I lived in India and I bought a book called Personality and Assessment. Now, this is a textbook and …

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Inside the Psychologist’s Studio with Jennifer Richeson

Inside the Psychologist’s Studio with Jennifer Richeson

it is common to have an interviewee for this series who has a long list of accolades, an international leader in their field of study and a veritable mountain of articles that define and shape an important area of psychology that has real-world implications. While Jennifer Richardson has all the common features of an interviewee, …

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Gratitude Journal Exercise (Psychology of Happiness #4)

Gratitude Journal Exercise (Psychology of Happiness #4)

This section of the course is all about gratitude and the power that simply saying “thank you” can have when it comes to our happiness and sense of well-being. Before we get into the science of gratitude and happiness, though, let’s take a second to do the actual exercise. And we’ll do this first before …

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